Skip to main content
Texas 2020 Elections

Democrats think campaigning on health care will flip an Austin-area U.S. House seat. But will the nominee also need star power?

In a district with no clear frontrunner for the Democratic nomination, the party is looking to re-create MJ Hegar's momentum — and hopes focusing on issues will flip the seat.

Downtown Round Rock on Feb. 16, 2020. Round Rock is on the southern edge of the 31st congressional district.

Texas 2020 Elections

The last day to register to vote in Texas is Oct. 5. The last day to request a ballot to vote by mail is Oct. 23. Early voting starts on Oct. 13 and ends Oct. 30. Learn more about voting by mail, check out our guide on voting during the pandemic and bookmark your Texas ballot.

 More in this series 

Voting in Texas

  • When was the last day to register to vote?

  • When can I vote early?

  • How will voting be different because of the pandemic?

  • How do I know if I qualify to vote by mail?

  • Are polling locations the same on Election Day as they are during early voting?

  • Can I still vote if I have COVID-19?

Supported By:  The Texas 2020 Voter Guide logo

Latest in the series: Texas 2020 Elections

Loading content …

Voters' priorities

Replicating success

Quality journalism doesn't come free

Yes, I'll donate today